The National Population Commission (NPC) has trained media practitioners in Nasarawa State on effective coverage of the 2023 Population and Housing Census in the state.
Mr Silas Agara, Federal Commissioner of NPC in Nasarawa State, while speaking at a one-day capacity building workshop for journalists in the state, said all the areas in the state had been fully demarcated using modern technology.
He disclosed that the NPC was well prepared to conduct the forthcoming census exercise in the state.
“We have scheduled March 28 to April 4 for the census exercise and we are working seriously toward making it a reality by the grace of God,” he said.
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Collaborating, the Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in the state, Mr Salihu Mohammed-Alkali, assured that journalists in the state would effectively report the activities related to the census and would be professional in their conduct to avoid misinformation.